I am a journalist and editor who covers science and technology. I’m currently the senior editor in charge of mathematics coverage at Quanta Magazine. Prior to this, I was the deputy technology and cybsersecurity editor at POLITICO. I was the 2019 journalist in residence at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley. From 2018 to 2021, I was an editor at MIT Technology Review. In the summer of 2013 I published an e-book, The Pioneer Detectives, about the Pioneer Anomaly, an astrophysical mystery. I was a fellow at the New America Foundation from 2011 to 2018. In the fall of 2010, I was a fellow of the International Reporting Project of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. During the 2009-’10 academic year, I was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 2002 to 2009, I was on staff at The Economist, first covering science from London and then as bureau chief in Mexico City. Before becoming a journalist, I studied physics at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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